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With the advent of Donald Trump, what was once covert in the Republican message has become overt. Yesterday’s dog whistle is today’s screaming siren. Case in point: anti-immigrant bigotry, which was most recently expressed in Donald Trump Jr.’s recent “Skittles”-themed Twitter attack on Syrian refugees.
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Backing up the Standing Rock Sioux and its allies, a United Nations expert has called on the United States to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline.
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#StopTheWar 'The central problem is the internationalisation of the war.' #Syria Foreign Intervention & End of Ceasefire Is Britain fighting another illegal war in the Middle East? | Robert Verkaik Eugene V. Debs and the Urgent Need for a New #AntiWar Movement Stop the Killing in #Syria Congress Wants Another $1 Trillion To ‘Reboot’ The #Military “Journalists are too scared to come”: #Refugees on the Forgotten War in #Yemen

RT @CAATuk: UK's £100m aid to Yemen, while licensing £3.3 billion of weapons to Saudi Arabia since it started bombing Yemen

RT @BBCWorld: 370,000 children are on the brink of starvation as Yemen faces famine. (Via @BBCOurWorld)#StarvingYemen

RT @RaniaKhalek: The lack of outrage over starving Fallujah suggests that civilians trapped in ISIS areas don't matter

RT @ajplus: The pediatrics ward of a @MSF hospital at the front line of a Taliban insurgency is heartbreaking.@AJ101East

RT @ajplus: This artwork depicts the Syrian war from the eyes of refugee children.

RT @ajplus: Aleppo is burning after another heavy bombardment. Will you pay attention?

RT @OborneTweets: And here's another article Boris Johnson badly needs to read on Saudi war crimes in the Yemen - this one by Orwell-prize winning Iona Craig.

RT @WilliamsJon: White Helmets say 95 dead & 147 people injured in #Aleppo on day it rained bombs - city's "Dresden moment". #Syria
* "Indifferent to #Yemen's Misery," Senate Approves Massive Saudi Arms Deal #StopArmingSaudi 27 U.S. senators rebel against arming Saudi Arabia How the British Government's Policy on #Yemen Has Become a Fiasco Saudi-led coalition bombs historic Old City in Yemen's capital How video games are influencing war propaganda in Syria Syrian Writers, Artists, and Journalists Speak Out Against US and Russian Policy

RT @RaniaKhalek: So far 70 senators have voted in favor of arms sales to Saudi Arabia. I doubt this reflects the will of the American people

RT @RaniaKhalek: US can't complain about human rights abuses when its elected officials vote to keep selling arms to the most tyrannical country in the world

RT ‏@BaFana3: Conttemporaneous :
US Senate rejects blocking American arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
Saudi airstrike in Yemen has just killed 40 civilians.

RT @theintercept: In total, President Obama has sold more than $115 billion in weapons to the Saudis — more than any other president.

RT @ajplus: In 60 seconds: As world leaders bemoan the tragedy in Syria, these children's faces are stark reminders of the costs of inaction.

RT @ajplus: Leaders continue to meet for the UN General Assembly. But will they get anything done?
* Weapons makers hold lavish lovefest for Pentagon official who manages arms sales How David #Cameron's Intervention in #Libya Is Fuelling War and Terror Around the World "Saudi Arabia appears to be using U.S.-supplied white phosphorus in its war in Yemen" New Claims Reinforce US War Crimes Complicity in Yemen Syria: UN aid convoy targeted by regime airstrike while delivering food Syrian government says ceasefire is over, claiming rebels have used seven-day lull to rearm. The UN has suspended all aid convoys to Syria after warplanes attacked their trucks taking supplies to Aleppo #Syria Ceasefire: No Lasting Peace

RT @RaniaKhalek: From Syria to Yemen to Gaza, the new normal is targeting humanitarian workers. Does international law mean anything anymore?

RT @RaniaKhalek: Russia is completely denying it struck the Red Crescent aid convoy. UN backs off attributing it to airstrike

RT @BBCNews: Yemen: 1 million children on brink of starvation; a country facing famine. On News at Ten

RT @PaulGottinger: When Russia bombs an aid convoy in Syria, it's front page news. When the US/Saudi does it in Yemen, there's no coverage. #WarCrimes

RT @AsaWinstanley: Deliberate Mistakes -- "The hawks in the Pentagon have sabotaged the Syrian cease-fire deal" by @abdelbariatwan

RT @ajplus: Now you can see what life looks like in Syria on your way to work. This is the latest @amnesty installation in Argentina:
Britain continues to sell arms to the Saudi-led coalition despite grave human rights abuses in Yemen, writes Felicity Arbuthnot. yemen bomb 548. 'This heartbreak, fear and destruction has been rained down in commensurate devastation near continuously since March 2015.' ...
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Corporate giant Nestlé continued its privatization creep on Thursday as it won approval to take over another Canadian community's water supply, claiming it needed the well to ensure "future business growth."Nestlé purchased the well near Elora, Ontario from Middlebrook Water Company last month after making a conditional offer in 2015, the Canadian Press reports.
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The two-state solution is nothing more than a cover for legitimizing ethnic cleansing and apartheid.
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Beneath the sheer size of the $38bn package are subtle policy decisions that the world, and Palestinians especially, should hear loud and clear
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Israel using art and culture to whitewash its abuses, Norwegian artists say.
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The Sacred Stone Camp established by the Standing Rock Sioux tribe in North Dakota has brought together thousands of demonstrators in opposition to the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, a 1,172-mile conduit designed to carry some 200 million barrels of crude oil per year from fracking fields in North Dakota to Southern Illinois.
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#BDS #FreePalestine #StopArmingISrael
RT @ggreenwald: Many who pretend to believe in free expression won't care, because it's Palestinians, but this is a huge threat
Publications reaching millions say the censorship is result of Israel-Facebook deal.
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The Road from Standing Rock to Gaza is a Straight Line

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Australia: Help offer safety to 30,000 people in need of urgent protection

We’re facing the biggest humanitarian crisis since World War Two. There are millions of people around the globe in need of a safe home to re

Tony Pua accuses EC of election rigging through latest redelineation move

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 — DAP MP Tony Pua accused the Election Commission (EC) of electoral gerrymandering after it published its redelineatio

Nazri against Legal Profession Act change, says shouldn’t muzzle Bar Cou...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 3 — Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz is opposed to Putrajaya’s planned amendments to the Legal Profession Act (LPA) 1976, saying the





Dr M apologises for making Agong’s approval for laws unnecessary

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 25 ― Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad apologised today for amending the Federal Constitution by removing the need for the Yang di-P

Steven: Malaysian Bar’s job not confined to ‘bread and butter’ issues

SHAH ALAM, Aug 24 — The Malaysian Bar has a public role to play and cannot be limited to managing lawyers’ livelihood issues, president Stev

FOCUS: Will Jeffrey Sterling's Trumped-Up Espionage Conviction Be a Deat...

Kiriakou writes: CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling is in trouble. He's not in trouble with prison authorities or with the government, at le

Lawyers: NSC Act can be enforced on Bersih 5

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 4 ― The government can implement the controversial National Security Council (NSC) Act 2016 should the Bersih 5 rally turn

Maria: Bersih protesters deserve praise for pushing clean govt, not ridi...

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 1 ― Bersih 2.0 chair Maria Chin Abdullah censured today the new chief of the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam)

No need for us to confirm, WSJ’s 1MDB articles are clear enough, Dow Jon...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 — Dow Jones & Company has told lawyers acting for Datuk Seri Najib Razak that there was no need for them to ask if Wal

Bersih 5 rally mooted after US DOJ’s 1MDB suit

PUTRAJAYA, July 22 — Bersih 2.0 is considering holding a Bersih 5 public rally here after the US Department of Justice filed a lawsuit seeki

G25: Proposed law allows ‘blatant’ meddling in Malaysian Bar’s affairs

KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — The federal government’s proposal to change the Legal Profession Act (LPA) 1976 would empower Putrajaya to blatantly

Steven Thiru: A government-controlled Bar may scare off foreign investors

KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 ― The proposed appointment of two government representatives in the Bar Council will not only compromise its independe

Sneaking guns into Malaysia? Source says so easy

PETALING JAYA, July 9 — Weak border patrols and screening has been blamed for the smuggling of contraband, including firearms, into the coun

Media Lens - Killing Corbyn

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A British Tragedy in One Act by Chris Patten - Project Syndicate

In a sense, Brexit began in the 1940s, with Winston Churchill and his vision of Europe. And the outcome recalls one of Churchill’s more famo

Barbara Lee & Elijah Cummings: Include Palestinian Rights!

Join me to call on @RepBarbaraLee & @RepCummings to include support for #Palestine in the Democratic Party Platform!

IJV Submission to the Shami Chakrabarti Inquiry

The Independent Jewish Voices Steering Group has made a submission to the Shami Chakrabarti Inquiry into antisemitism and other forms of rac